Chicken

IPO

With Investors Hungry for Fast-Casual Chicken, El Pollo Loco Makes Strong Public Debut

Shares of the Mexican-style chicken franchise were off to a strong start on their first day of trading.
Pizza

Why Domino's Latest Ad Was a Smart, If Unintentional, Marketing Play

Domino's ad for Specialty Chicken features a reference to a failed cookie pizza just as Pizza Hut rolled out a cookie pizza of its own.
Chicken

Chicken Prices Are Rising Because of Rooster Infertility. (We're Serious.)

Forget agriculture -- these chickens need some Viagra-culture.
Fast Food

Survey: McDonald's Has the Worst Burger in America

In the battle of the chain restaurants, Consumer Reports found that customers were sick of many of fast food mega-chains' specialties.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: After Opening 130 Dunkin' Donuts, They Added on Wings

Even with 130 Dunkin' Donuts and six Wingstops, these wing kings aren't done yet.
Chipotle

The One Menu Item Most Affected by Chipotle's Price Hike

Chipotle announced earlier this month that it would be raising prices, but one item on the menu is bound to see a greater increase than the rest.
Burger King

Burger King Bets 'Subservient Chicken' Ad Campaign Will Go Viral Again

Burger King is bringing back a bizarre campaign from 2004 in the hopes of striking ad gold twice.
Franchise

8 Totally Weird Fast-Food Items That Everyone Is Talking About

Fast-food chains have been trying to one-up each other with wacky offerings like the Waffle Taco and Chicken Corsage. Here are some of the weirdest items on the menu.
KFC

KFC to Bring Back the Infamous Double Down

Hot on the heels of the drumstick corsage, KFC is bringing back the super-hyped Double Down.
KFC

KFC's Drumstick Corsages Are the Latest Quirky, Millennial-Targeted Fast-Food Experiment

In the ongoing battle to prove which fast-food chain 'gets' millennials the most, KFC is now selling corsages for prom
Chicken

Long Seen as Boring, Chicken Is Becoming a Buzz Item for Restaurants

With a new chicken dish that can be topped like a pizza, Domino's joins the ranks of restaurants that are winging it with chicken.
Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Tries to Appeal to New Yorkers By Updating Image

The socially conservative chicken chain is expanding into urban locations in 2014, including New York City.
Restaurants

Umami Burger Founder's Latest Dish? Chocolate Fried Chicken

The founder of the LA burger joint-turned-national franchise is hoping to make similar magic with a new restaurant called ChocoChicken.
Food Businesses

How Chicken Soup For the Soul Started Selling Actual Soup

The feel-good book publisher's move into food products provides a lesson in how to stay true to your brand even as you expand.
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: These Baby Boomers Got Into Franchising for Their Kids

When Brian and Karen Bourlier bought a Buffalo Wings & Rings franchise, they did it for their sons – not for themselves.